In June of that year he became an "addresser" to Governor Hutchinson.
In 1774 Mr. Joy was an addresser of Hutchinson, and in 1775 of Gage.
He was an addresser of Hutchinson in 1775, and during the siege he passed the winter in Boston.
Indeed her only recognized position was as an able addresser of envelopes.
He was an addresser of Governor Hutchinson, but was allowed to remain.
In 1774 he was an addresser of Hutchinson, and the same year appointed mandamus councillor.
In 1775 he was an addresser of Gage, and was ordered, in consequence, to confine himself to his own leasehold.
early 14c., "to guide or direct," from Old French adrecier "go straight toward; straighten, set right; point, direct" (13c.), from Vulgar Latin *addirectiare "make straight," from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + *directiare, from Latin directus "straight, direct" (see direct (v.)). Late 14c. as "to set in order, repair, correct." Meaning "to write as a destination on a written message" is from mid-15c. Meaning "to direct spoken words (to someone)" is from late 15c. Related: Addressed; addressing.
1530s, "dutiful or courteous approach," from address (v.) and from French adresse. Sense of "formal speech" is from 1751. Sense of "superscription of a letter" is from 1712 and led to the meaning "place of residence" (1888).